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environment. maybe maybe not. right now we got momentum. boy the way both cook, two of washington premier political pundits just upgraded us. they acknowledged that we have some momentum. they are saying it may be between zero seats and ten seats, but they acknowledged that we have more races in play. how do you define victory forc yourself this cycle will it be if you win ten seats or will it be if you retake the chamber? >> i define victory by simply winning. and my job as chairman of the dccc to win as many as we can in the environment we are competing in. will not get involved in. it is it single digits, is it majority? my job is to just put as many in play as we can. exploit our opponent's weaknesses, cap capitalize on the strength. i tell you, we're in a heck of a lot better position now, 30 days out, than we were a year and a half ago when we began this campaign. >> congressman, we have presidential debate this week. i think a lot of analysts thought that governor romney had a strong performance. how do you think president obama's performance is going affect turnout for democrats?
pro-growth. they are trying to run their businesses, in a very competitive environment globally, i think what we hear is a continuation or a promise of a continuation of more of the same policies, which has made american businesses -- it put them in the backseat. we have the highest tax rates in the world. i know there are loopholes but they were created by congress, you know we're in a situation where we're not competitive. we're not able to bring back our earnings from overseas, where we have a situation where we're not creating jobs, we're putting the money on our balance sheets rather than investing it in the american economy. that is unheard of. we need a change in that policy from one administration or another but this needs to change. neil: steve, do you think something changed in the last week? maybe mitt romney's debate performance or the lack there of in the president's where it may have emboldened the ''s critics, and sharpened or jazzed the challengary supporters to speak out to seize on what they think is an opportunity to make the president's one termer. >> i don't kn
. instead of being in a neutral environment, we were up 1, 2 and 3. and then when todd aitken express' those horrific fox -- expressed those for fifth thoughts about rape, it raised it even more. and then independent voters in particular were reminded how extreme these people are and that these people have priorities that would in fact and in medicare in order to fund tax cuts for millionaires. the more republican ideas art articulated, the better we do in the polls. if the generics keep spreading, five or six or more, then we win back the house. there is a direct correlation between the generic pooling and our ability to win back the house. right now, it is going in the right direction. >> the emerging strategy seems to be attacking republicans -- attaching republicans to the department. you mentioned the reports on the house races. david wasserman pointed out that just 19 of the almost 90 members of the freshman class, the republican freshman class, actually joined the tea party caucus when they joined congress. and only two of those members are action considered amongst the metropole " --
in high risk environment on a daily basis. in trying to weigh the risk insecurity -- is a difficult challenge. especially in a budgeted environment. host: if you want to ask and questions about what happened there and what is happening currently call us -- the new york times has this when it comes to security. the rate the ghost of the shooting that hung over benghazi, they had discussed black water stall on the contractors from flooding into the country. talk about that. especially the light of contractors involved. guest: we need to remember that in each of these countries, we are there, working closely with our host nation partner. we need to abide by their rules. what kind of weapons can our security forces carry? whether their private contractors or united states government forces, when it to abide by but the libyans want us to do. when you are not allowed to use private security, we have to make up with that in some other way. we cannot do that with host nation of forces. the libyans wanted to support us, but the lack the capability. and that means that these 30 than relies on
's efforts to protect its spectacular natural environment. air pollution regulations require special summer and winter gasoline blends in the state. refineries are making that seasonal switch now. but that reduces supply which was already tight after a fire in august shut down part of a chevron refinery at richmond near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot
are harmless, in fact, many are good for us. >> if you're in an environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. the findings follow a previous study in europe >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospital
to the and until there are jobs and certainty in the consumer environment and business environment, we will be going through this for a while until the leadership of our country clears a path and certainty on a long-term basis. >> john, thank you very employ. we'll go to reed, wisconsin after this. it was soccer, and ballet, and cheerleading, and baseball. those years were crazy. so, as we go into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedule. >> mitt romney arriving in columbus, ohio. he will be prepping for the debate on tuesday. this is a rematch if you will after scoring very, very well in the debate that many consider the reason why he closed posals not only in ohio and florida and wisconsin where they are close to dead even and tommy thompson joins us, the u.s. senate and cand date virtually even in the polls. tommy, good to have you. where do you think and why do you think for mitt romney, the swing state polls have swung so far back. is it just the debate or the normal reassessment that goes on in the campaign or what? >> severa
proven that they foster or canned dealing in a diverse environment. that is how i understood their plan. it is not because of race. it is combining that with other factors. >> there is a plus because of race. there are many other factors. the white student president of the class in an ethnically different school is a measure of leadership. leadership is an independent factor. he is not getting that point because of his race. he is getting that point because of his leadership. that is race-neutral criteria that could work for anybody. race is an independent and-on -- add-on. they say they could contextualized. it is not narrowly tailored and it gives mistreatment to asian americans because they are minorities as well. if it depends on the question factor, there is no way to fit with they are doing to the solution of the problem, which may use as a major foundation of their proposal, which is the non-diverse class compared cementum there's no correspondence there. i see my time is up >> we will afford you rebuttal time. mr. garre. >> thank you. for two reasons, it is held under this court
. they are in these environments. some students are insane. if they lay a hand on a student they will get prosecuted and lose their jobs. it's a tough situation to be in. this guy is, he's not 220, he's 240 from that picture there and for him to tell his friends to sit around and say some 6-year-old kid beat me up and bullied me can you imagine that? the key, fred, is that this child had a propensity to act up and fight with administration and other students. the cool knew that and he's saying the school did nothing about that. they allowed the condition to continue and as a result of that he himself got injured. he's not only suing for meds, he's suing for damages. >> avery, the school mr. webster says is complicit so to speak for not having done something to intervene with this kid who has a reputation of being a troublemaker. >> well a troublemaker because he needed medication. they now have him on medication. let me tell you something. i don't think this is a bad case. i think it's bad journalism. what i mean by that "new york post" headline 6-year-old beats up 220-pound gym teach. that's misleading. tha
and aides working overseas in high risk environments. we have an obligation to ensure that they are secured adequately and we provide the funding and resources to ensure that safety and security. we need to see from the hearings is not blame. >>shepard: after the commercial we will pick it right up. hang on. . delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multi-vitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. to support cell health. extra curricular activities help provide a sense of identity and a path to success. joining the soccer team. getting help with math. going to prom. i want to learn to swim. it's hard to feel normal, when you can't do the normal things. to help, sleep train is collecting donations for the extra activities that, for most kids, are a normal part of growing up. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child. >>shepard: before t
reimburse the states that have spent money to clean up the environment. only one state in the gulf coast has spent enough money to demand reimbursement from cleaning up the environment, which is louisiana. the other states, texas, alabama, mississippi, they also want money from the feds. my guess is that the feds will distribute that money to the states and will collect a lot of money from b.p., somewhere closer to the $20 billion and this case will be over. >>shepard: over and done with, that is it and b.p. can go on and make more billions. >>judge napolitano: what you said at the outset is significant because the people who received money from b.p. agreed never to sue it again for anything having to do with this. they didn't know that there might be another spill or another sheen coming from the original spill. they will not be able to sue for damages from that. >>shepard: stand by for news. judge napolitano, thank you. >> we are in politics land in kentucky and we will show you the latest polls on the race for the president mechanic -- neck and neck across the nation. and erin will join u
are you worried about the credit environment? are you worried about the tax environment? >> i'm worried about the entire environment, all of the above. you know, i can be a monday morning quarterback. i've lived through four years of the obama administration. four years ago we were doing a billion dollars a year in sales. we had 12,000 employees. today as a result of the last four years we had to cut down to 7,000 employees, and only doing half of the business that we currently were doing. we were growing 20% a year. today we're not growing. and that was before obamacare. that was before higher taxes. that money has to come from somewhere. melissa: that could be function of the recession though. a lot of businesses have contracted overtime. it is not necessarily the president's fault. why do you peg it on him? >> he had four years to turn things around and he hasn't done it. so will we wait another four years and say, well, now it is eight years but we'll blame it on the bush administration? i think, in four years was plenty of time to turn things around. melissa: what do you think that
and training, one demotion and two will be terminated. >> policing in that kind of environment is very difficult, obviously, but we are trained professionals. we hold our officers accountable for their actions. >> reporter: the chief reports his department received more than 1100 complaints for demonstrations last october and november and this january. the most common infraction was for officers who failed to turn on their videocameras. indy bay and other websites posted videos of some of those officers who didn't have a camera on. other infractions are excessive use of force and false reporting. >> we have thrown the officers under the bus with this report. we should be prosecuting criminals in oakland. >> reporter: very upset man from the oakland police officers association insists his officers will get a fair hearing through this disciplinary process. >>> a popular restaurant no more tonight. an early-morning fire ripped through the "squat & gobble" restaurant in the west portal neighborhood. ken bastida has more where the mayor just took a tour. >> reporter: he showed up this after
r environments. we have an obligation to ensure that they are secured adequately and we provide the funding and resources to ensure that safety d security. we need to see from the hein ot be. ep a t commercial we will pick it right up. hang on. . delicious and wholese. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup fr campbell's. throughout our lives. one a dayen's 50+ is a complete multi-vitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+ >>shepard: before that nice commercial so rudely interrupted userlkut t mu oeo dotu increase security. then they came and murder our people. a senior fellow fom international security firm is with us, a former navy helicopter pilot with over 20 years of experience including teis cr.naalun thowit ewhf aor the security and they don't get and it they kill our guys? >>guest:hat it demonstrates is we have thousands of americans, diplomats and aide workers deployed, serving i hanign t re aeqlyprte th e resources need. again, assigning blame is the easy part in this exe
squaur. if you look at the product environment space, more than 100 million. this is a new business which we started over the last three, four quarters. we are opposed to have a million dollars on our platforms. if you look at client relations, we have 32 new clients in q2 and many of them in the -- segment. so if you look at the indicators, all of them indicate that our specific execution of the direction has early resistance. at the same time, we've said that we are in a challenging economic environment. but we are investing for the future. increasing our revenue from europe and integration. that is not factored into the guidance because the deal is not closed. what does all this mean? early indicators indicate that our execution is yields business. we are confident over the long term. >> your dollar averages are flat. what's going on with your customers at the moment? are they taking a lot longer to make investment decisions and is that giving you less visibility about future guidance? >> there are two parts to the answer. if you look at this quarter, 98% of our revenue came from prepa
? quayle: i had a very strong record on the environment and the united states senate. [laughter] i have a record where i voted for the legislation. i have a record where i voted against my president of the override of the clean water act. i voted for the major pieces of environmental legislation that has come down and voted on in the united states senate. this administration i support this administration and its environmental effort is moved in the area of the first time to deal with the ozone problem. we now have an international plan to become a treaty that is commonly referred to as the montreal treaty. for the first time we are talking about the impact of the progress of the environment. we are committed to the impairment to take the children hiking and fishing, walking in the woods we have the commitment to reserving in the environment, to bring up the environment we can't help but think about the environmental policy of the governor of massachusetts. he talked about being an environmentalist. let me tell you about his environmental policy. the boston harbor, the boston harbor whic
with and work with there for the environment we had, we felt we needed more, not less. >> $64,000 question, of course, is so why would requests like that go unheard and unanswered? >> that's the big question. when asked who said that, he said the state department superiors. and there is one woman testifying today, charlene lamb, deputy assistant secretary, where it seemed that the buck stopped with her and she was the one that said, you know, need to keep the security to a minimum. soledad, what officials are saying is, listen, there was security improvements made to the consulate, to the office, over the last several months, leading up to the attack because there were other attacks on the consulate. there was this ied attack and other western targets. but what they're saying is the kind of assault that they suffered that night, this 40 armed gunmen, outmanning everybody there, they say that no reasonable security presence could have fended off what they had that night. and so, yes, there will be a lot of questions about whether there was adequate security, but they're saying really we cou
security incidents from last june to this july. these incidents paint a clear picture that the environment in libya was fragile at best and could degrade quickly. certainly not a environment where posts should be directed to normalized operations and reduced security resources in accordance with an artificial timetable. at today's noon hearing on the hill we'll hear from lieutenant colonel andrew wood, the green beret from the utah army national garth who was in charge of a security team in benghazi that left libya a few weeks before the attack. he told cbs as soon as he arrived in february there was pressure from the state department to shrink the security force. bill: it is unfolding as we speak here. peter, thank you. on that leading our coverage in washington. martha. martha: there is much more on this stunning development. did the white house cover up the attack in benghazi for political reasons? that is the question, really. that's what it boils down to. we will ask that to house oversight committee chairman, darrell issa. he will join us in a little while. he will lead the congressi
create a more welcoming environment for small businesses, reduce the tax burden on small businesses, which are responsible for a disproportionate percentage of employment in this country, and you can do a lot of this by generating growth, getting rid of deductions, getting rid of a lot of the credits, getting rid of a lot of the loopholes and that is the plan he will put forward to congress. >> here's the thing. dan, here's the thing. nobody disputes that he intends to do some of this. what we don't know is how he intends to do it, and the specifics and until we get that, i think barack obama is perfectly entitled at the next two debates to take him on it, say hang on, you're cutting taxes by $5 trillion but what are you actually going to do to make up the $5 trillion? as stephanie cutter says, at the moment, the american public is just going to have to trust him. now, mitt romney may or may not be the most trustworthy guy when it comes to credits and exemptions. i have no idea. if he became president, if he would stick to this. but do we anticipate from the romney camp, from mitt r
to earnings. so for example, today in the banks, jpmorgan posted an amazing number considering the environment that we're in. revenues were very strong, expenses were good. >> would you buy them on this dip? >> i would definitely buy jpmorgan. i think everyone is making a big deal about wells fargo being down. nims have been under pressure for years. >> net interest mare -- margins. >> right. thank you, all. have a good weekend. we'll watch for that story, rick. >> 51 minutes before the closing bell. the dow jones industrial average is lower by nearly six points. the nasdaq is lower by 2 1/2. >> don't go anywhere. we are just getting started on this very busy friday edition of the "closing bell." >>> coming up, wells fargo in the house. the bank cfo talks earnings, the ongoing fhfa investigation, and the health of the real estate sector. >>> plus, telling signs. both jpmorgan and wells fargo beat earnings, but which is the better buy for your portfolio? >>> and are you kidding me? what's more ludicrous, two congressional candidates almost coming to fisticuffs at a debate, or the european union
and romney. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management >>> mr. vice president, i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground. but i think people would be better served if don't keep interrupting each other. >> well, don't take the whole four minutes, then. >> things getting testy at thursday's debate. vice president biden and congressman ryan clashed over just about everything. it was great tv. let's bring in my political all-star panel. democratic strategist michael feldman, who served as senior advisor to then vice president al gore. also business strategist and best-selling author, carol roth and republican pollster, kristen soltis. who do you think won last night? >> i think joe biden won the debate. his mission was to go in, energize democrats, defend the president's record and challenge congressman ryan on some of
. upon it said the pipeline would have devastated the environment and residents a risk of deadly explosions freed last year, activists and biology professor appeared on democracy now to talk about the project. >> the concern from the community point of view is the ecological damage and the risk the pipeline will pose to over 200,000 people, and is also about the economy, reducing cost of energy we [indiscernible] all of the infrastructure of potential benefits. there is no benefit for the people of puerto rico. economically speaking. >> an east texas, activists protesting the construction of the keystone xl will pipeline are continuing their attempts to block tree clearing efforts for a third week amidst reported crackdowns on journalists. two reporters embedded with the activists were arrested and held overnight before charges against them were dropped. activists say transcanada, the company behind oil pipeline, is paying local police to provide security. two journalists from the new york times were held in handcuffs before being released. activists with the tar sands blockade s
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resident security officer eric nordstrom, these incidents paint a clear picture that the environment in libya was fragile at best and could degrade quickly. tonight four republican senators led by john mccain are demanding answers from the cia director and other top intelligence officials in what is becoming an explosive campaign issue. the state department denies it rejected requests for more security, but says house republicans cut $300 million from their security budget. tonight four weeks after the attack, the department gave its first blow by blow account of what was clearly a well organized assault, never a spontaneous demonstration as officials first claimed. brian? >> hearings tomorrow. andrea mitchell with our story. thanks. >>> from pakistan tonight a truly shocking story of brutality against a 14-year-old girl targeted for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's kno
clear that the external and internal environment wasn't looking favorable. the prolonged eurozone crisis and the possibility of so-called fiscal cliff in the u.s. is set to further send its dent on the exporters which is of course very important to the economy here. industrial activity also fell for a third month in a row and to top it all off, domestic demand is shrinking. retail sales dipped lower as koreans keep their wallets in their pockets, but all of this is in the cards. what surprised was the sharp cuts to growth projections this year and the next. meanwhile the central bank says its inflation target through 2015 to 3.5%, bok prices remaining low, those expected to stand pat until the end of this year and possibly cut once again in the first quarter of 12013. >> rhie, thanks for that. at the same time, the bank of japan minutes out today. members agree that japan's recovery has delayed considerably and some said they were concerned about the yen's strength. there's also fresh evidence of that slowing growth. core machinery orders in august dropped for the first time in three mon
important way to create an environment of changes around creating community support for education. leadershipen's program where we have worked with 400 people to inform them about the importance of women having access to numerous seats, literacy, and forming part of the community in terms of investing in jobs and learning. >> keep up the good work in afghanistan. you're watching bbc world news america. the chinese also picked up the nobel prize, we will tell you what is between the pages that one such high praise. the human rights group amnesty international says millions of people in china are affected by forced evictions from their land. the debt ridden local authorities are increasingly seizing and selling off land. martin has more on this story from beijing. >> we are in a neighborhood of beijing slated for demolition. this used to be somebody's,, horrible strewn across the place. if you look to my right, you can see just beyond another empty home. what is surprising is that many people have chosen to stay. i have seen an old man in the garden tending his vegetables and anothe
? alternative fuel for our cars? did you think of hope for the environment, or food, clothing, shelter? we do. weyerhaeuser. growing ideas. >> mr. president, you are entitled to your own airplane and house, but not to your own facts. >> the first presidential debate, around 12 mitt romney. >> it is arithmetic. >> where was the president's fastball? >> i felt he should of been more aggressive. >> join the president on them stage, the beleaguered middle class. >> the middle class are getting crushed. >> that is what joe biden says. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle-class who have been buried the last four years. >> to joe biden. no, don't boo. he is the best thing we have got going, guys. >> it was the biggest brownson's encore. i read that in a column friday morning. on the cover 25th, 1415 on christmas day at parkton corps, king henry led his army to victory. charles the six was mentally incapacitated at the time of battle. that is as far as i want to take that one. agincourt? >> yes, you were there, as i recall. you covered it for the daily frog. it was quite a rout. when i
environment or food, clothing, shelter? we do. growing ideas. >> the next time you hear them say don't worry about it, we will get a few other people to pay their fair share, watch out, middle-class, the taxpayer is coming to you. >> the vice-presidential debate. >> folks, use your common sense. will you do you trust on this? a man who introduced a bill that will raise 8 $6,400 a year, knowing it and passing it and romney saying he will sign it, or me and the president? >> did joe biden stop the wave?omney >> you are going to win? >> yes fauquier >> also, the ghazi. over ben doe >> and affirmative action returns to the supreme court. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> an instant cnn poll gave the vice eventual debate to all rain. and instead cbs poll gave the debate to paujoe biden. >> falling exchange on medicare and social security. >> medicare and social zuccotti did so much for my own family. we will not jeopardize this program, but we have to save it. >> you are changing the program from a g
the city. >>> and electric cars are better for the environment? listen to this. some researchers say electric cars may not actually be better. and that's because of factories like the electric cars they emit so much more toxic waste than conventional ones. they say production for the environmentally friendly cars require more chemicals. this report was published in the journal of industrial ecology. something to keep in mind this morning. >>> the ravens are used to some of the time away from the field. they are using it to help get promotional things done especially when it comes to help with youth in baltimore. coming up next, where to catch your favorite players as they work out and work to get young people to exercise and eat healthy. what the two vice presidential candidates have to say about their showdown this week. >> so break your mobile phones out and head to our app store and down load the app. temperatures at westminster 45 and cloudy skies. and showers around the area. those will begin to taper off. i will tell you when the sun returns and what we have in store for the we
price to perfection. assumes decent economic environment going forward, could political environment and my concern is a lot of issues coming up. obviously the presidential elections coming up and two parties with diametrically opposed views on how to fix fiscal problems. you have the fiscal cliff. there's a good chance congress will do nothing before the end of the year than the european central bank supposedly put a new program in place to help out troubled countries with their debt by buying it in the secondary markets. when you look behind their announcement a lot of the details are missing and finally from my perspective greece is starting to rear its ugly head again. let's say what happens if greece drops out of the euro? my concern is not about greece but what do spanish depositors thing? are we next? is the government going to turn around and give me the old style -- and i will take 60% hit in my savings? does that started deposit run on spanish banks? dagen: you just scared me quite frankly. what is safe? >> what is safe right now? treasuries are fair value at that stock. it
. the ones that presented the greatest risk to the environment. today, i'm thrilled to tell you we've surpassed that goal. we've removed 36 vessels so far. >> over the years, experts say more than 20 tons of heavy metal has leaked from the fleet into the bay. >>> well, california -- corrections officials has a deadline. the state has been given to june to reduce the prison population by 33,000. that could detail a money savings money. prison officials say it would put them over the court-imposed cap. >>> some of you may have felt 29.3 earthquake this morning t was sent red three miles -- morning. it was centered three miles from danville. >>> it is decision day around major league baseball but the paths have been set for our bay area teams and only one is moving on. >> they are coming out to salute their fans. >> the as did not win game five of their playoffs. despite the 6-0 loss, the fans gave the team a standing ovation. >> you just can't be too disappointed about it based on what they did this year. it so was so magical. most of those players will be back. >> posey, deep left f
to the environment. >> reporter: that's a big question, too. they have designed his suit and the balloon and the capsule to withstand all this. we're going to show you where the balloon is going to be launched. our photo journalist mike love and i pivot over to the field over here. this is where the balloon will be launched. the balloon is 55 stories high to pull him up to the edge of space. the plan is once he steps off and starting the free fall, the balloon and capsule will fall back to earth on their own and retreat. the plan is to preserve the two for history, and hopefully that will happen and all can be preserved. it's going to be very exciting. it will take about 20 minutes total, so we'll see. >> you are poised to witness it all. thanks so much, brian todd, keep us posted. this might now happen on tuesday pending weather. >>> some military wives knew this would get your attention. going topless, but there's a series cause behind what they're doing. ♪ [ male announcer ] its lightweight construction makes it nimble... ♪ its road gripping performance makes it a cadillac. introd
and being educated in an environment that looks like that world benefits each and every person whose part of that environment. that's often forgotten because we tend to think of it only as what benefited the individual who might be admitted. because of affirmative action policies. >> eliot: which is why so many presidents of institutions of higher constitution say do not keep us the freedom-- >> it's very good to see the president of the university of texas on the steps of the supreme court defending this. there are those who are saying to the courts we need this type of administration system. we need today's world to considerate amongst a number of factors who we admit. >> eliot: let's pick up on that thread. you say race alone cannot be the the deter manet factor. has race become a smaller and smaller percentage of what you look at when you measure access to opportunity? >> i think most universities are looking at a wide variety of factors of which race is one. family background, what high school you went to, ethnicity grades, test scores, a whole range of factors, participation in extr
inflation adjusted terms has come down. our energy price environment because we've had an amazing gas revolution, is a much more favorable environment. we've had high productivity growth over a long period of time, so actual there will is some now reshoring going on. companies like g.e. are actually out there, bringing back at the margin, jobs they had shifted abroad to come here. that's the first -- >> you mentioned g.e., what about jack welch's tweet, challenging the unbelievable job numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. >> that's jack. that's jack welch. i think what laura is saying is so, so important. we have an opportunity in the business community, regardless of what happens in the election, and what we're talking about. republicans and democrats coming together to say it's not about politics, it's we have a fiscal cliff coming, 25% unemployment among the young this is not republican or democrat. this is not capitalist or occupy wall street. this is a problem for all of us, and what we do teahenry jackson initiative, we showcase companies, like -- like ibm, like starbuc
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